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Tories' grammar schools call

The Welsh Conservatives have called for the reintroduction of grammar schools to the education system here in Wales. They say streaming should happen at 14, not at 11, and vocational skills must have the same value as academic skills.

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Welsh Tory leader: Pupils could make choices at 14

Welsh Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies explains to our Political Editor Adrian Masters what their new policy means.

He says the 11-plus is "divisive", and instead "14 is a far better time to make choices - and I use the word choices, rather than selection - so that people when they come out of school, have the qualifications that are fit for the 21st century."

The Welsh Conservatives have proposed a return to a grammar school-style system, where pupils are separated into two streams - academic and vocational - at the age of 14.

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